About the West Muskoka Food Bank

The Muskoka Lakes region is blessed with an abudance of riches but 60% of the permanent households earn less than $30,000 per year and 30% of those live below the poverty level.

At the West Muskoka Food Bank we can't solve all of the needs of our community, so we just focus on addressing hunger. We don't have a lot of rules. If you are hungry, we will give you food. If you are in a position to donate food or money you can rest assured that 99% your donations will go to those in need.

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  • On a personal note December 31, 2017

    It is with heavy hearts that we write our latest post.  On December 6th, 2017, surrounded by family, our co-founder and chairman, Dr. Terry Chute, passed away.  Terry had always been a humanitarian and spent countless hours doing mission work in many different locations. After witnessing the great success of the OPP Christmas Food Drive […]

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  • Christmas Food Drive and Hampers December 15 November 2, 2017

    Well, now that Halloween is over it is time to start thinking about Christmas.  For the food bank that means the food drive and preparing Christmas hampers.  We have begun registration.  The good folk at the First Muskoka Church have graciously offered their fellowship hall again.  The school has scheduled the date for their Christmas assembly for December 15.  So, the date and time are set.  Now we need you!  Last year we gave out over …

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  • Thank you Chamber October 14, 2017

    A big thank you is in order to the Muskoka Lakes Chamber of Commerce, and in particular Nora Fountain for organizing a very successful After Hours event at the Glen Orchard School House to celebrate our 1 year anniversary in this location. We had over 40 members present and raised over ….

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